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Simon Price is a music journalist, born on 25 September 1967 in the Welsh town of Barry. He is now best known for his weekly review section in The Independent on Sunday, his book on Manic Street Preachers Amazon.co.uk: Everything (A Book about Manic Street Preachers): Simon Price: Books and his unusual hairstyle.

He made his name at Melody Maker, where he worked from December 1988 to December 1997. His first article was a review of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds live in Paris, and his last an interview with veteran rap act Salt-N-Pepa. He was heavily involved with the short-lived Romo scene in the mid-1990s, about which he wrote extensively, co-promoted the Arcadia clubnight and acted as DJ and tour manager for the Fiddling While Romo Burns Romo package tour. His journalism at Melody Maker was sometimes criticised by the more "laddish" readers for what they saw as an overtly intellectual style and for his criticism of bands such as Oasis. He also courted controversy with his view that the hippie/crusty scene of the time was covertly racist due to what he saw as an overtly romantic nostalgia for a bygone rural England.

Simon has been interviewed on the subject of Manic Street Preachers and is known to hold strong views on the band and their fans.

"Famously, there are two types of Manics fans. I think everyone's got the old fan/new fan thing wrong. Everyone thinks the older fans are the ones who really understand the band and the younger ones are just bandwagon jumpers. I think it's the other way round. Anyone over the age of 25 at a Manics gig, probably only got into them with 'A Design For Life', whereas anyone under twenty is probably obsessed and knows everything Richey Edwards ever said. They've read all the books he ever quoted. They dress like him, they're totally hardcore." The Simon Price Interview

Simon is also a distinguished supporter of the British Humanist Association[1].

On 15 September 2010, Price, along with 54 other public figures, signed an open letter published in The Guardian, stating their opposition to Pope Benedict XVI's state visit to the UK.
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Total Books: 21
The Birth of Classical Europe A History From Troy to Augustine
2016 - The Birth of Classical Europe a History From Troy to Augustine (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781520020471
ISBN-10: 1520020473
Genre: History
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Raf Simons
2005 - Raf Simons (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788881585434
ISBN-10: 888158543X
Genre: Arts & Photography
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Everything A Book About Manic Street Preachers
2004 - Everything a Book About Manic Street Preachers (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780753501399
ISBN-10: 0753501392
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment
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Religions of the Ancient Greeks
1999 - Religions of the Ancient Greeks [Key Themes in Ancient History] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521382014
ISBN-10: 0521382017
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Substores
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Religions of Rome Volume 2 A Sourcebook
1998 - Religions of Rome Volume 2 a Sourcebook (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521450157
ISBN-10: 0521450152
Genres: History, Christian Books & Bibles
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La Cit grecque d'Homre  Alexandre
1992 - La Cit Grecque D'homre Alexandre (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782707121776
ISBN-10: 2707121770
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The Vanishing Conjurer and The Statue of the Sorcerer a Call of Cthulhu Supplement
The Penguin History of Europe Volume 1 Classical Europe
The Penguin History of Europe Volume 1 Classical Europe (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780140274851
ISBN-10: 0140274855
Genre: History
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